A Love Story, Goldfish Swim School Style

We’ve got it all at Goldfish Swim School: A fun environment for the kids to learn how to swim, a great place to work and…a place where you can meet the love of your life? Yep, it’s true! Emily Ryan and Frank Wasielewski were both working for Goldfish Swim School when they met at a […] Continue Reading >>

5 Lessons Learned from My Reluctant Swimmer

Sonali Morris knew swimming was a crucial life skill that her kids NEEDED to learn. But when her son resisted, it was hard on both of them. Sound familiar? The good news is you’re not alone – read on to hear her family’s story and the lessons she learned throughout the process.  “NO! I DON’T WANNA!” […] Continue Reading >>

Guided Play Learning for the Win

Guided play is exactly what it sounds like: Giving a little bit of instruction to your kids and guiding them as they play. What it isn’t: Telling your kids exactly how to think, play, engage or respond while playing! In simple terms, it’s kind of like setting up a random game of baseball with the […] Continue Reading >>

The Science of SwimPlay®

Have you ever noticed how quickly kids pick up new skills when they’re playing a game? Whether it’s learning how to spell by playing Scrabble or strengthening listening skills in a game of Simon Says, kids learn during play. At Goldfish Swim School, we’re here to teach kids how to swim (and more) through our […] Continue Reading >>

Just Add Water: 4 Life-Changing New Year’s Resolutions for Kids

Can kids (even young ones) really make and keep New Year’s resolutions? Absolutely! New Year’s resolutions – even for adults – should be about doing things to help you become the best version of yourself. At Goldfish Swim School, we’re kind of partial to all things water, so we thought it fitting to give you […] Continue Reading >>

5 Ways to Celebrate Winter’s Wonderland

We love to celebrate winter’s wonderland at Goldfish Swim School – and you should, too! You can (and should) keep swimming all winter, but here are some other unique winter activities for kids to do this snow season: Snowmen with a twist A corn cob pipe and button nose – or a carrot nose – are […] Continue Reading >>

It’s Never too Early to #LOVEGoldfish

For Lindsay El-Yussif and her husband Eddie, starting their son, Nicholas, in swimming lessons at Goldfish Swim School was a natural decision. The family lives in Birmingham, Mich., where the first Goldfish Swim School location began 11 years ago – so they were very familiar with it and knew many families in the area who […] Continue Reading >>

Give the gift of Technique Clinics at Goldfish Swim School

Looking for a fantastic experience gift idea? Grandparents (and aunts, uncles, moms, dads and anyone else) can gift Technique Clinics at Goldfish Swim School to a lucky kid in their lives. It’s a gift, plus it teaches a valuable life skill, all in one! What are Technique Clinics? At Goldfish Swim School, we like to […] Continue Reading >>

5 Gifts of Experience for Kids

When it comes to giving kids gifts, you want to get them something they want. But how many times have those toys been opened, played with for a day or so, and then shoved in a corner somewhere to never be seen again? Yeah. This year, give kids something they want – and something they’ll […] Continue Reading >>